John and Jane are both generic names. The acronym DOA means dead on arrival. It is a simple and shorter way to say "Unknown deceased male" and vice versa.
5 Answers · Politics & Government · 04/07/2010
No. There are a lot of people living alone who can die tomorrow and won't be missed for weeks. Go out and do something about that. Don't waste your tears on the dead.
10 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 22/03/2013
...hypothetical 'Richard Roe,' the landlord defendant. Thus ' John Doe' became the common man and ' Jane Doe' the common female.
3 Answers · Education & Reference · 17/08/2009
The name John Doe has long been used by British courts to represent an unidentified party in a court case.
5 Answers · Education & Reference · 03/12/2006
... walking through an alley after coming from Moe's, and he tripped over a dead body. Think it was his buddy John , he said, " John ...Doe!!"
4 Answers · Education & Reference · 20/06/2012
... and her ...interim order against an unidentified person who had... the name ( John ) Doe does not actually appear in... name from Jane Roe, an anonymous...
3 Answers · Social Science · 01/07/2011